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earlier this month to resume construction after government leaders approved japan's new energy policy. the policy allows work to continue on plants already under construction while at the same time encourages japanese to end their reliance on nuclear power by the 2030s. industry minister yukio edano visited aomori prefecture two weeks ago. he told the governor that the ohma plant could be completed. j-power managers plan to inform residents of local municipalities of the decision next week. two other nuclear plants were under construction before last year's disaster. no decision has been made on resuming those projects. >>> once these facilities are built, they must pass stricter safety standards before they can start generating power. members of the newly formed nuclear regulation authority will draft the rules. the government created the nra after the fukushima accident exposed the shortcomings of the former watchdog. we're looking at what's expected of this new authority on today's "nuclear watch." the nra replaced the nuclear and industrial safety agency known as nisa. it also too
in that prompted people to sell energy and high-tech. we had news in the political front on wednesday. the opposition liberal democratic party picked shinzo abe as the new person. >>> we're learning about how political tensions between japan and china is affecting the economy. do you see that happening through the stock markets? >> indeed. investors will continue to keep a close eye on the political tensions between japan and china. we are, in fact hearing more news that the tension -- the rift is affecting japanese businesses and corporate activity. on wednesday, ana said that 40,000 seat reservations have been cancelled. we will keep an eye on china related issues. >>> turning to the currency market the yen gained ground against the dollar and the euro. the euro/yen around $99.99. euro/yen hit a two-week low of around 99.70 in european trading and that led to gns in the yen against the dollar, that pair pretty much remained in european trading and new york trading. back to you. >> catch you later. >>> japanese firms are asking mean mar to improve the business environment for foreign
on tuesday. visitors are taking a closeup look at electric vehicles and green energy products. this is what walking sticks may look like in the future. it moves with wheels, and wheels move with a sensor in here. withven slight hand pressure of my hands. major electronic device-maker murata manufacturing co developed this item with a small osaka company that specializes in devices to assist the elderly and the infirm. nearly a quarter of the japanese population is over 65 years of age. there is a growing market for products for the elderly and manufacturers are becoming increasingly innovative. >> translator: i think the senior market will expand as the number of older people increases. there's also demand in europe, the u.s. and other developed countries. >> reporter: this product supports the wearer's joints and muscles. this man can easily carry more than 50 kilograms. the suit-makers say they developed it to help older people working a manual job. many newer blood pressure monito contain embedded remote communication devices. this allows them to instantly transfer data to smartphones or
atomic energy agency plan to begin their survey later this month. they will study forests within 20 kilometer thousands of the fukushima plant. the government has designated most area as a no entry zone. researchers will look at rivers that collect spring water from underground. they will measure the levels of radioactive material and other substances in soil and waumenter for 20 years. they hope to predict how the contaminant spread and the impact on human habitats. >>> an old tale of love moved an audience in moscow. it tells the story of two of people who meet and form a strong connection. even though their countries were waging war. nhk reports. >> reporter: the story takes place in western japan during the japanese war in 1904. a russian soldier has an eye injury. he has been transported to a hospital in the city. at first he closes himself off off to the japanese. but tender care from a japanese nurse, makes his resolve. >>> eventually the two fall in love. the idea for the musical was catched after a russian gold coin that is more than 100 years old was discovered in the pref
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